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reports on the impact that each navy made during the war, from union naval support of numerous battles, including vicksburg and new orleans to the confederates use of naval mines and the militaristic deployment of a submarine. it's a little under an hour. >> good evening, everyone. last time we met here on this very stage to talk about the civil war, jim, you are looking to finishing touches on your new book. you are preparing your publication as well. now i have to do this the way they do it on the talk shows. now, james mcpherson "war on the waters" and craig, the civil war at sea, very handsomely done, are both out. that's good because we get to resume our -- we barely scratched the surface. let's get right to it because we spoke for an hour last time, we got to about january 1862. so i will assume you all know about 1861, and get to something that jim pointed out. that was rather interesting. is that 150 years ago this month, besides all the other things that were going on, the realization that lincoln had promulgated -- [inaudible] the union had commenced -- the tennessee cumberla
the services fleet forces command before becoming the first submariner in nearly two decadeses to hold the navy's top job. he was vice chief of the navy where he helped shaped joint strategies and budgets and the fate of acquisition programs. but the navy he leads faces challenges. deployments are getting longer, suicides are on the rise, commanders are being fired at near record levels, ship costs are soaring and budget cuts are coming. admiral greenert, it's an honor to have you on the program. >> thank you for having me. >> what sequestration planning are you doing? i know you've been thinking about it for a long time and where are you going to cut if you have to come up with more money as almost everybody expects as part of a budget deal? >> well, we still remain in a, if you will, a thinking phase. we will be given guidance on precisely where to take the reductions but it's relatively clear. military personnel has been exempt. we've asked for that and we got that. that's the right thing to do. it's -- sequestration is an algorithm. the deal is those directed cuts in every budget line and p
football's bowl season kicks off next week. regular season wrapped up with the 113th version of the army-navy game. this is a love-hate rivalry. both rally when defending our cul country but not when defending their goal line. navy strikes first. 7-0. army responds. fieldman, an 11-yard run. tied at 7. 5:00 to go. army up three. reynolds, breaks a tookle, scoots around the corner, 17-1 navy. army driving, 14-yardline. minute to go larry dixon fumbles the exchange from the quarterback. midshipmen recover, crushing army. they lost 11 straight, the navy. 17-1 the final. navy faces arizona state in the kraft fight hunger bowl here in san francisco on december 29th >> a surprise finish the pacquiao fight. and david lee leading the way with another double-double. we have the >> mike: warriors on a road trip and with tonight's win in washington they won their first three away from hole. david lee and steph curry warming up. has a hot hand with 22. but a scary moment in the fourth. curry gets his left knee knocked. he would come up limping. breathe easty, he did come back later in the game. a strong
season is upon us so we have one regular season game left, army versus navy. navy's dominated in the past. army had their chance ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> mike: after losing to the giants in the nfc title game last season, in the niners knew what they needed to do in the offseason, more wide receivers and they brought in randy moss. mario manningham and a.j. jenkins, malmanningham went down with a shoulder injury last week and is doubtful tomorrow in miami. so jenkins could play for the first time. even though he hasn't seen any regular season action, coach harbaugh is impressed. >> great progress from a.j. he has been -- ex
wrapped up with the 113th version of the army-navy game. this is a love-hate rivalry. both rally when defending our cul country but not when defending their goal line. navy strikes first. 7-0. army responds. fieldman, an 11-yard run. tied at 7. 5:00 to go. army up three. reynolds, breaks a tookle, scoots around the corner, 17-1 navy. army driving, 14-yardline. minute to go larry dixon fumbles the exchange from the quarterback. midshipmen recover, crushing army. they lost 11 straight, the navy. 17-1 the final. navy faces arizona state in the kraft fight hunger bowl here in san francisco on december 29th >> a surprise finish the pacquiao fight. and david lee leading the way with another double-double. we have the ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thin
. >> mike: for the 113th year army and navy faced off in one of the fiercest rivalries in college football, playing for the commander in chief's trophy. both teams beat air force so the trophy up for grabs in the season finale for the first time since 2005. navy strikes first. second quarter, 12 yards, 7-0 midshipmen. army responses, nine plays, 75-yard drive. tied at seven. under 5:00 in the game. army up 13-10. reynolds splits the tackles and scores. ran for 40. 17-13 navy. last call for army. larry dixon fumbles the exchange from the quarterback, who you see here, crushing loss to army, who lost 11 straight to navy, 17-13 the final. of course, navy playing in the fight hunger bowl here. >> the niners knew exactly what they needed during the offseason, more wide receivers and that's what they did. brought in randy moss, mario manningham, and drifting a.j. jenkins, manningham went down with a shoulder injury, doubtful for tomorrow's game against miami. meaning a.j. jenkins will play for the first time. even though the rockie has not seen any regular season action, coach harbaugh is impres
season it happens every year. army, navy on the football field. ,,,,,, (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> for the second straight week, tragedy has struck the nfl. this time, with the dallas cowboys. starting defensive tackle josh brent leaving a dallas nightclub was speeding early this morning when his car flipped over. inside was him and a close friend, jerry brown a linebacker just signed off the practice squad. brown was killed in the accident. he and his wife were expecting their first child. this is brent's mug shot that you saw there as he was arrested and charged for intoxicated manslaughter. he is currently being held without bail. last saturday, chiefs' linebacker jovan belcher shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself in kansas city. >>> college football as we speak the game's highest honor the heisman trophy is about to be a
have become my friends. there is julian. [applause] julian and served on the navy -- in the navy. . he is a published poet. he took his first trip to washington d.c. on and on our flight. next, i want to tell you about joe. he is gone -- he is accompanied today by his wife terese. many of you no joke, but you might not know why. his picture was taken in 1945 for the "life magazine." it was called the human skeleton, weighing only 70 pounds. his photograph became one of the most iconic images of world war two. it is only fitting that today is joe's 87th birthday. [applause] gio and julian's stories have been submitted to the veterans history project at the library of congress. for years and years, researchers and documentarian's can use those stories for their future projects. these two men represent a less than 2 million world war ii veterans living today, men and women who fought all across the world to defend and protect not only our country from harm, but something much more fundamental, our freedom. freedom is this big lofty ideal, it is a word used a lot in washington, d.c., but i
this weekend possible just great guys off the football field, as well. >> is the army navy game, winner gets the commander in chief's trophy with the best record. trophy is up for grabs. for the first time since 2005 navy strikes first. here is 12 yards and midshipman is up. here a 11-yard run, 13-10. navy quarterback slips the tackle and scores. he ran for 40 and 17-13 navy. last call for army, minute to go larry dickson fumbles and trent recovers, crushing loss for army. 17-13 is your final. >> the niners are in need of some reinforcements of wide receiver -- i'm available. randy moss and a.j. will have to pick up the slack. he suffered his injury against the rams and one man's injury is another man's opportunity in the n.f.l. that want would be a.j. jenkins. even though he hasn't seen any regular action. he was very impressed with this young receiver. >> and for a.j., he has been added assignments. he has executed well when he has been out there. he has given great effort. >> raider season, suffered their sixth straight loss. carson palmer has done what he can. and looking to the future.
headed into today's 113th week navy owned army beating them the last ten times in a row. for most of this game army was right on target in completing an about face in this series. cadets were leading navy 13-10. sinking but there's army missing a field goal that would have given them a 6-point cushion. that allowed them to navigate a -- their senior brandon turner with a nice 29-yard hookup. he told me he's getting ready to be a u.s. marine. very next play, there is keenan reynolds the freshman from tennessee, 8-yard touchdown. and then with about a minute left in the game it's a fumble. navy fumbles -- excuse me. army fumbles on the navy 14- yard line and they hold on for a 17-13 victory. 11 straight over army. wins the commander in chief trophy for having more overall wins in air force than army. less than 24 hours from now the pregame hype will be gone with the wind once the washington redskins host the baltimore ravens who happen to be the 2 and a half point underdogs. >> we've only lost three games so our t -- believe they're doing that and it
] >> the fox pregame show is started at 9:00 and then cowboys and bengals at 10:00. >>> the army navy rivalry has been a lopsided affair and they met today for the 113th time. navy was trailing with less than 5 minutes to play, when quarterback keenan reynolds kept the ball and put navy on front. front navy was able to run out the clock and 11th straight win over army. navy at 8-4 will be in san francisco later this month for the kraft fight hunger bowl. >>> in local college basketball games u sf went down to uop. >>> head coach at louisiana tech isn't usually the last thing on a coach's resume before he takes over the football program at university of california. sonny dykes may not be from this part of the field, but as fred inglis reports he is doing his best to acclimate quickly. >> go bears. [ applause ] >> cal's new heads coach sonny dykes is excited now, but he knows despite his success in the south, he is still relatively unknown and unproven to the bay area football fans. >> i think the key to getting people to buy-in is to have success. and being visible and we intend to do both
season kicks off next week. regular season wrapped up yesterday. the army-navy game works of the fiercest rivalries in football. this is a love hate rivalry. both love when they defend our country but not in the game. 12-7, mid-ship men. the army, 11-yard run ties the game at 7. under five minutes to go. army up three. navy quarterback scoots to the corner. reynolds threw for 140 yards, ran for 30, 17-1, navy. army driving. 13-yard line, mints and the fumble from the quarterback." mid-ship men recover, crushing army. they have lost 11 straight to navy, 17-13 the final. navy will face arizona state in san francisco on december 27ing. all right, warriors currently on a seven-game road trip and with last night's win in washington they have won their first three away from home on the trip. david lee to steph curry. a courtside sprint but it didn't slow him down. he drains the three. curry 22 points. scary moment in the fourth. curry gets his left knee knocked. he would come uplifting but breathe easy, warror fans, he came back later in the game. but golden state had a strong performance by kl
the united states, england and europe. and so the president ordered them built in 1940, but the navy, um, decided that that was probably not a good idea. so they convinced the president that the scarce resources that were available at that time would be better spent on destroyers. and i think that if you look at the historical record, you'll see that that probably was a mistake. the destroyer escort is sort of a novel type of vessel. it's smaller than a destroyer, um, around 300 feet. and it had a shorter turning radius so that it could, it could essentially turn on a dime compared to a destroyer. so what they did is they escorted the convoys across the atlantic, and the convoys consisted of troop ships and supply ships for the war effort. but if they, if they made contact with a u-boat, they could break off, and then they could pursue that u-boat. when you look at the record, though, i mean, 70 u-boats, they probably were, without question, the most successful antisubmarine vessel in the fleet. this ship is the uss slater. it was built in the tampa shipyard. there were 563 destroyer esc
. >>> tonight defense officials fell our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski that a u.s. navy s.e.a.l. was killed during the rescue operation of an american doctor in afghanistan. his name has not been released. it happened during a raids to save dr. dill let joseph. the military says the operation was ordered after intelligence showed the doctor's life was in danger. >>> just two months after winning re-election, venezuelan president hugo chavez says his cancer has returned and he's treating treatment once again in kib what. in a nationally televised speech, chaves mentioned a possible successor should his condition worsen. it's not revealed what type of cancer he has. >>> tomorrow the first fema trailers are expected to roll into new jersey, much needed temporary housing. and in new york tonight, there are new questions about why politicians for decades didn't heed warnings about what could happen if a superstorm like sandy came ashore. katie? >> reporter: good evening, lester. there was a 14-foot storm surge here on lower manhattan, completely submerging this subway station.
they pulled up to was his father's home. richard jones was a decorated navy diver who in later years was local pediatrician can passed away recent. >> i in addition to that his birthday is christmas eve. it is an extra special event for us. >> it had to be a tough secret to keep up until they got to jones' father's neighborhood. but jeffrey jones' decorate a vet partners pulled it off. >> this is just a way to help pay him back and his dad for his dad's service, navy diver. and -- recently passed away. so -- we felt that this was our way to give back to the person that founded our organization. >> my husband is watching right now. he would be pretty overwhelmed. he never did let anybody dress the tree for him. >> while this crew was close to home for the founder it only served to reiterate the message why this all started in the first place. and why they are so busy this time of year. >> everybody is into getting and being so busy and we immediate to stop and slow down and acknowledge people in our community that have done so much for us derrick ward, news4. >> it certainly would be nice to de
analyst author of this fine new novel heros proved joins from philly where his navy just snatched victory over army. colonel, congratulations, so are you satisfied with what looks like a law and order approach to getting the people who killed our people in benghazi the arrest at the airport in turkey, now you have got this fellow ahmad being arrested in cairo. what about it? >> first, congratulations to the navy team. i have got underneath my i had to bring my navy sweater. >> what do you wear camo pajamas? >> cam fallujah. the capture of jamel amad good signs. mid 40s, he has been a member of the egyptian jihad. he had been jailed by mubarak. he had been eliseed -- released in march. muslim brotherhood. it's a good sign he has been arrested. i think it's great that we prosecute the persecutors. the real problem in this is giving credit to morsi and his regime, which is making a desperate bid for absolute power there just like mubarak is not necessarily a sign of a reawakening of let's say law and order in egypt simply because they really in no choice. we are the ones who fingered ahmed.
to throw. >> the army-navy game in philadelphia, joe biden on hand for the game. second quarter, army's trent steelman keeps it on the option and scores. that ties it at 7-7. army led 13-10 but here when the missed, keenan reynolds breaks free and scores giving navy a 17-13 lead. army on the navy 14-yard line trying for the winning score but the handoff is botched. navy recovers and the mids come away with a 17-13 victory to capture the commander-in-chief trophy. i'm greg toland. have a great sunday. >> a check of the seven-day forecast, temperatures hovering around 50 throughout the entire day. rain is in the forecast even for the big game at fedexfield so people need to wear rain gear. maybe thunderstorms monday evening but warm, mid 60's and cooling into the 40's and thankfully now i can try it. >> that's the finished product there. good job. >> thank you. these are all for the station. >> the crew will be descending soon. you said you prefer to do it like this because it's easier, you can cut them up. >> it's easier, stick it in the oven, 20 to 25 minutes on 350 and you just cut t
's largest menorah lighting ceremony. there will also be a performance by the u.s. navy band. the event is open to the public. >>> now to a story all about the true meaning of holiday giving. a girl with an inoperable brain tumor is working to help other kids just like herself, all while the make a wish foundation kicks off an effort so she can live her dream and make a trip to paris. john hanrahan has her story. >> do you have any ones that are done? >> reporter: dozens of kids and their parents gathered at the lowden country day school saturday morning to engage in a massive letter writing campaign. the letters are addressed to santa. the national retailer macy's has promised to donate a dollar a letter to the make a wish foundation, up to a million letters. one of the students at this school, 9-year-old gabriella miller was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor. gabriella has told her parents she wants to see paris. her fellow students want the letters to macy's to pour in so there's enough funding for trips for kids like gabriella. >> when i heard about this, i'm, like, we have to g
's got all day to throw. >> the army navy game in philadelphia, joe biden on hand for the game. trent steelman keeps it on the option and scores, tying the game at 7-7. army led 13-10 but here when the missed, keenan reynolds breaks free and scores giving navy a 17-13 lead. army on the navy 14-yard line trying for the winning score but the handoff is botched. navy recovers and the missed come away with a 17-13 victory to capture the commander-in-chief trophy. i'm greg toland. have a great sunday. >> and the time is 5:56, 49 degrees at b.w.i. marshall. here's a look ahead to our next hour of 11 news sunday morning. with the fiscal cliff looming, how will it affect holiday shopping? that story coming up. >> and the radar looks messy right now, heavier rain showers coming in from northern virginia. details in the insta-weather plus forecast. >> trackidy hits the dallas cowboys one day before they're scheduled to play the bengals. the latest on the arrest of one player and death of another. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11, live, local, late breaking. [captioning made possible by constellati
between the united states and europe. the president ordered them built in 1940 but the navy decided that was probably not a good idea, so they convinced the president that the scarce resources that were available at that time would be better spent on destroyers. i think, if you look at the record you will see that probably was a good idea. the destroyer escort is sort of a novel type of vessel. is smaller than a destroyer, around 300 feet and it had a shorter turning radius so that it could essentially turn on a dime compared to a destroyer. so what they did is they escorted the convoys across the atlantic and the convoys consisted of troop ships and supplied ships for the war effort but if they made contact with the u-boat they could break off in the naked turso's -- ers to that u-boat. when you look at the record, 70 u-boats, they probably were without question the most successful anti-submarine festival on the fleet. this ship is the uss later. it was built in the tampa shipyard for 563 to destroyer escorts build and 17 shipyards all across the country. this was 1944. as they had
in philadelphia. joe biden the vp greeting army/navy players before kickoff. navy in white. scored with five minutes to go on a quarterback keeper. that's keenan reynolds. now army they were trying to end a ten year drought to these guys. they were driving over a minute left. they were in the red zone when harry dixon fumbled it away. the midshipmen make it 11 straight over the football rival final from philadelphia 17-13. >>> nba, and the warriors -- they are not fooling around at all. they just wrapped up business in the nation's capital. now hold on to something. steph curry got hurt. playing defense here. got clipped. yeah tweaked that ankle and left the game but he did return. three minutes left the w.s getting all the bounces. missed rebound clay thompson. he hits his fifth three pointer of the night. warriors up six. next possession, look at david lee get loose with the left hand. lee scored 24 points. 17 rebounds. warriors win it 101-97. at the 20 game mark, the warriors are 13-17. >>> it went viral on the internet this week. when 49er head coach jim harbaugh had an acting role while
julian and his daughter julie. [applause] he served in the navy as a cook and also on the burial disposal units were he buried both japanese and american soldiers. he is a published poet and took his first trip to washington, d.c., on and on a flight. next and what to tell you about joe. he is a company today by his wife. [applause] many of you know joe but you might not know why. that picture was taken of him in 1945 for the life magazine. he was called the human skeleton, weighing only 70 pounds. after suffering in a prison camp, his photograph became one of the most iconic images of world war ii. it is only fitting today is 87 per day. [applause] their stores have been submitted to bob patrick and the betterment history project at the library of congress. for years and years, researchers and documentarian's can find those interviews and news of those stories for the risch future products. these two men represent -- of their stories for future projects. freedom is a lofty ideal. it is used a lot here but i sometimes wonder if it has lost its potency. when joe was liberated, there was an
in the season, the spartans visited the east coast when they beat navy 12-3. this team around, the spartans will take in more of the sights of historic washington dc and enjoy the last time they'll be together for the season. >> we get to go through all these challenges together, victories and everything, so i think there's going to be some activities, touring and sightseeing and stuff like that. but on top of all of it, it's just going to be the last time for this group, these guys to be together. that'll be fun. >> the team hopes to have its first 10-plus winning season ever in spartan history with a victory over the falcons. >>> the nhl recently canceled more games through december 14th to the all-star game. and for san jose sharks season ticket holders, it means a little extra cash in their pocket. the sharks were forced to send refund checks to ticket holders who already paid the full price. and the sharks have only given up refunds on a month-to-month base it is. >>> 16 spartans have been named all western conference honors. they received offensive players honors. travis johnson was
, england and europe. and so the president ordered them built in 1940, but the navy, um, decided that that was probably not a good idea, so they convinced the president that the scarce resources that were available at that time would be better spent on destroyers. and i think that if, if you look at the historical record, you'll see that that probably was a mistake. .. it was built in the tampa shipyard. there were 563 destroyed air escorts built. seventeen shipyards all across the country. it actually came late in the game, like a lot of them. this is 1944. it did a few escort's back and forth across the atlantic. one interesting thing that the slater did do, the only nazi submarine, the only you-book captured by the americans and will work to was captured by destroyer escort. they get a treasure trove of material, conference of documents, actually a half a ton from this you -- u-boat 505. one of the torpedoes was loaded on to this letter and brought back to america for study along with the all important in the machine, and that was the codebreaking machine. and it actually was
yesterday. the army-navy showdown a classic. vice-president biden gets things underway with a coin toss and navy would open up the scoring, not to be outdone, army comes right back, and the quarterback with the 11 yard up the middle keeper there. and just out to the fourth. and navy down three, they go ahead with four minutes to go. and then two minutes left and as if things weren't tight enough. army with the winning score and they hand off and navy recovers with a 17-13 win and so broken up, crying, he had to be consoled by four star general, and navy has now beaten army. and you thought that college football was over for the year. >> what a great event. i live in phillies and friday nights in the city is filled with people and army thought they had it, but 11 straight. >> clayton: come on, army. let's check in with maria in for rick. >> good morning, everyone, we'll see a big shift in the weather pattern we've seen the last several weeks, very mild across the country and temperatures above average and enjoying basically very mild conditions for late fall and also early december, but
including last month's upset victory over then top ranked alabama. at the 113th army-navy game in philadelphia yesterday, army looking to avoid its 11th straight loss to the mid shipmen launched a drive later in the game only to see it come to not with this fumble. navy sunk the army 17-13 and took home the coveted commander in chief's trophy yet again. police have charged dallas cowboys' nose tackle josh brent with intoxication manslaughter after a crash that killed teammate jerry browne. the practice squad linebacker died when brent's car overturned after hitting a curb early yesterday. brent was arrested after he reportedly failed a sobriety test. here's today's weather. a line of storms is bringing snow and cold to the upper midwest. and rain from texas to connecticut. the week ahead will be mostly cool but mostly free of rain or snow. next. >> you're publishing as you're watching. >> osgood: do it yourself. and later, >> osgood: even john lennon, the famous beatle needed a publisher for his first book "in his own right" back in 1964. today authors nobody ever heard had can
that are off now the brooklyn navy yard two prison ships had something at 11,000 people that died on them. again they are not the people who you would necessarily build a giant memorial singularly. those prison ships, washington protests them all through the war. the people on the ships, they were not being fed and they were dying on the ships. if you were an officer or you had some money, but if you are neither of those things, then you died on them. the thing is, after the war, even 27% died on them. more people died on prison ships than died in all the battles but after the war nobody does anything about these prison ships filled with bones. they are still riding the ferry to manhattan and saying hey i can see these ruins out here and all of these bones are on there. wittman is writing editorials in the 18 30s and 40s saying that we have to do something about this. we have made a memorial for general washington all the beautiful statues on wall street but nobody has done anything for the people of the general washington to donate big business funds and of course on the ships there is n
or evangelical white males. some sexuality is characterized by wearing navy blue or gray suits with red ties, frequent church attendance, and public denunciation of other homosexuals. many occupy positions of authority and it can beat -- in can be found working as republican school board members, republican activists, a christian men's group leaders and republican legislators. prominent homosexuals include roy aspirin and larry craig. ted haggard. >> prominent. >> we will do a couple more. >> donald trump. >> well, he might be in the book. >> we to have the entry for asshole. [laughter] >> i think that's why we put an end. >> any individual at a bar, party, or other social function having more fun than you. also include those who are dating attractive women to make more money than you, or manage to handle everything life throws at them with composure. often have great, loving families to use proper grammar, know about want to exercise regularly to make wise financial decisions , donate to charities and read books. >> people have their lives together. >> is newt gingrich in your? >> that guy
for the close of the shipment in 1973, commitments made by the navy that guaranteed 50 percent of all work and 35 percent of all contracts go to residents in the bayview hunter's point community and i'd like for you guys to look into that. margaret beales was the person working on it at that time and i know still around, maybe you guys can get some of the resources he had during that commission. thank you very much. >> thank you, mr. james, thank you for being here. >> good afternoon, madam president and members of the board of supervisors, my name is argon shifferade, i am here for dar sing. i like the way he humanizes relationships with developers and businesses and so on and i really appreciate him. he has always talked to us whether we meet him at commission or other areas. he always ask us how our business, what can we do for you, and that's what we expect from public officials, humanizing the relationship. that's a great matter we have and i am really glad you are considering him. we had a long meeting less than, about 6 months ago. and what i know, i told him he was listening
as the national menorah was lit to celebrate hanukkah. the u.s. navy band was among the features performances. this is the world's largest menorah. it caps the first full day of the jewish holiday that celebrates the victory of the mack beeian army and the triumph of light over darkness. >>> in fiscal cliff negotiations, it's looking more like president obama could get his way on tax hikes for the wealthy. he met behind closed doors with house speaker john boehner at the white house this afternoon. no word yet on what came out of those talks, but an increasing number of congressional republicans are indicating they'll accept a tax -- >> we have spent all this time talking about revenue, but as we watched our government continue to spend more. this is really about spending. >> will i accept a tax increase as a part of a deal to actually solve our problems? yes. >> across the board tax hikes and spending cuts will automatically kick in if the white house and congress continueeach a deal now in 22 days. >>> dallas cowboys player remains behind bars tonight after a deadly crash that killed a team
. maziel beat out mantei te'o and collin klein. >> i'm not an aggie but you have to give it to him. navy and army squared off in philly for commander in chief trophy. army had a chance to win but they fumbled the ball with just a minute left. navy wins the annual match-up
that were part of the navy, you had to figure out am i citizens or subject of. who is going let me in to their territory? no one -- see, people neglect the southern hemisphere because it's so much easier. >> i'm sorry? >> there's no water. easy to cycle across australia. >> well, people have done it since. the first man to walk across -- walk around the world goes over australia. with a mule. an at that point, this is 20th century. he could get food and water more easily. yes, the surface travelers, i must say, are some of the touchest, if not the most mean-spirited people in the world. you have to be that way. it's hard to do both physically and i think socially to put yourself at risk constantly like that. it's a bloody-minded thing to do. i'm not -- i don't sense among people you're going go off and do it. [laughter] any time soon. or maybe so. >> [inaudible] the dangers and the -- i guess what -- what did both -- what are some do you have some stories about the local people how they reacted to these adventures and how they may have supported them the government? are there other
16th. three of the top five countries today are in scandal navy ya. norway, sweden, and denmark. look at the oold world economic forums competitive global index. the united states has fallen to seven in the latest rangings. finland and sweden are in the top five. look at corruption. the united states ranks 19th in the international transspirnlts index. denmark and finland are the cleanest. you can look at two things. america is losing its edge. each of these countries seem to dominate global rankingsly. why? what is their secret sauce? well, scandinavia is much more free market oriented than people realize. capital is allocated by the market. the government doesn't own companies. regulation is usually light. corruption is nonexistent. companies can hire and fire easily. labor moves around. but these countries do tax a lot and spend a lot on education, child care, health, and other things. now, a recent m.i.t. paper suggests there are limits to this model. it's called "can't we all be more like scandinavians." we've livglinked in paper. in brief it shows how they provide more benefits,
. the u.s. navy has moved two warships into the area. what do you make of it? >> they are vntsing their military and the pentagon and the united states military will always take that seriously. our intelligence services, of course, are trying to measure their intent. a the loof this intent has to do with their political influence in the region. they want to be on a stage that gives them prestige. from that, they usually get concessions from the south koreans. >> is this one of those petulent children acting up, trying to get attention? or do you think there is a legitimate threat from the long-range missile? >> there is a threat to the region, to be sure t. can reach alaska and eventually, develop a missile to reach islands of hawaii to be sure. we take that capability seriously. this is a road regime, the number-1 road regime in the world. as much as they have been there a long time and done nothing in terms ever conducting operations in the south and provoking another war, we do take them seriously, as we should. >> i want to talk to you about egypt, a lot of news out thereof. p
. >> at think that to prison ships better off what is now the brooklyn navy yard, to prison ships have something like 11,000, it's an estimate. people bynum. and again, that points. they're not the people who you would necessarily build a giant memorial for singularly. but, yes, those prison ships, washington protested the malta the war. people on the ships were not being fed, barely being fed to my dying and the ships. and if you got off, if you were an officer or if you had some money, but if you were neither of those things you died on them. and after the war even, you know, 47% unease. >> well, more people died in prison ships than all the battles. but after the work noted does anything about these prison ships. and people write in the ferry to manhattan. hey, i can see these folks out there, hoping runs. all of these bones are on a. and woodman is writing in the 1830's, 40's. we have to do something about this. we have made a memorial for general washington and all the business. by a beautiful statue down on wall street, but no one has done anything for the people who are not general washin
things there and cleaning up the navy yard and affordable housing and like jamal said i am trying to get asylum. i moved into this country in 1996 at harvard university and he is my case manager and through his leadership and graciousous and kindness and getting me to places and where i can get some help and so i told jamal. i showed him all my papers and he knew i have a court date on january 31, and i have been living in this country for 16 years. i don't have any criminal record, and will be grateful for your support and i want to say thank you very much and look forward to your support and anything, questions -- thank you very much. >> thank you very much. thank you very much. and i am sure that all of our offices will be happy to help in anyway we can. i appreciate it. any other member of the public wish to speak? seeing none public comment is closed. i guess madam clerk if we could call item 10. >> item 10 is adjournment. >> so this adjourns the meeting and i want to wish our staff and everyone here a safe and happy holiday season and i want to thank again the commission a
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